Your Access Bank account number is a 10-digit set of numbers that is linked directly and associated with your Access Bank account. Your Access Bank account number is like your home address.
When your friends, family, and even colleagues know it, they can with your permission visit you. When people have your account number, they can send you money when they want and when it is due.
Because of its importance to people, especially in quickly accessing funds, they tend to want to memorise it. Some can manage while others can’t. That’s why it’s good to have a way to quickly check your access bank account number without wasting any time.
Your Access Bank Account Number can be checked using the USSD code, mobile banking
How To Check My Access Bank Account Number With Phone
Using your mobile device there are various ways you can retrieve your Access Bank account number. You can check your account number through USSD or mobile app.
But even before you can use your phone to access the information about your Access bank account number, your phone has to be linked to your access bank account.
You would also need a good network. Because if your network bars are very low or not working, transactions using either your USSD code or Mobile app won’t work. It is good to note that you can check your account balance using any sim card (GLO,MTN, 9Mobile, Airtel)
Checking your Access Bank Account Number using the USSD Code
The USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) is a shortcode that all Nigerian banks have included in their system of banking. The introduction of USSD changed the way people bank.
Making it very easy for anyone anywhere in the country to access his/her account as well as send funds and make bill payments amongst other things. Each bank has its own unique USSD code. Like Access bank’s code; *901#.
If you try to use the Access bank USSD for another banking platform, it will not work. Or if you use the Access bank USSD on a phone that isn’t registered to your account it won’t also work
To use the USSD code, you don’t need to have data on your phone. You can check your account number using the USSD code without being connected to the internet or wi-fi.
Apart from getting your Access Bank account number, the USSD code can also be used for other
To check your Access Bank account number follow these steps;
- On the phone that has been linked to your access account, dial *901#
- On the next pop up, select Other Services(which is option 4 on the list)
- Now, select Enquiry services(option 4)
- Next, select Account number enquiry(option 3)
- Now a prompt will appear on your screen asking you to input the last 6-digits of your ATM card number(the number on the face of the card)
- Once you press send, your Access Bank Account number would pop up on your screen.
Now you know how to always get your Access Bank account number. You can now save the number by writing it down or taking a screenshot.
Checking your Access Bank Account Number using the Mobile app
To use this app, you have to be connected to the internet. If not, the app won’t even load up. Unlike the USSD code, the app has a lot of extended services, Remita payments.
As of December of 2021, Access Bank announced that there would no longer be upgrades for the Access Mobile app. So it’s best if you switch to the AccessMore app, which includes more features like Signed e-statement, Loan summary, improved navigation and more.
To use the AccessMore app, first download the app from your play store(i.e Apple Store, google play store). Once it has been downloaded and installed, type in your Username and your Password. But if you can’t remember it, no need to worry, there is an option for forgotten credentials.
Once the App is set up on your phone, log in with your username and password and then select the Menu Icon. Your account number is the first thing on the screen under the title of what kind of account you opened, i.e Solo